Legal Politics

PG denies second chance to Jumhoory Party deputy

Lawmaker Abdulla Riyaz at parliament committee

The Prosecutor General’s (PG) Office has decided not to grant the request of Jumhoory Party (JP) deputy leader Abdulla Riyaz to withdraw his charges under the second chance program.

The lawmaker of Kinbidhoo Constituency is charged with obstruction of Police for refusing to give up his mobile phone to an officer with a court order last March.

Close to the end of the trial, MP Riyaz requested to withdraw his case under the second chance policy.

According to an official of PG’s Office, the decision on the matter was made last week.

Meanwhile, next for Riyaz is the sentencing hearing of the trial.

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Source URL: Mihaaru-News

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